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O-Wrap: Mother of 5-y-o charged with production of child porn... NWA issues relocation notice in St Mary... May 21st Wolmer's Day

Monday, May 20, 2019

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:

1. Mother of 5-y-o charged with production of child pornography

Detectives assigned to the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) today clarified that a five-year-old boy who has been purported to be missing in several social media reports in recent days is not missing.

2.PSOJ raps Gov't over Rooms on the Beach deal

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has chided the Government for its lack of disclosure of details surrounding the sale of the 'Rooms on the Beach Report' property at a heavily discounted price.

3.Cops linked to controversial Chedwin Park shooting remanded

The police corporals linked to the controversial shooting in Chedwin Park in Spanish Town, St Catherine last month were remanded when they appeared in the Home Circuit Court today.

4.MoBay residents, businesses reeling from smoke nuisance

The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) this morning made an appealing for a permanent fix to the Retirement Dump in St James following the smoke nuisance affecting several communities in the vicinity of the landfill since last week.

5.NWA issues relocation notice in St Mary

The demolition of houses in Broadgate, St Mary, is expected to begin today, following a May 9 notice issued to residents by the National Works Agency (NWA).

6. Over 10,000 Jamaicans living abroad contribute to the NHT

Manager of Corporate and Public Affairs at the National Housing Trust (NHT), Dwayne Berbick, says over 10,000 Jamaicans living and working abroad, make voluntarily contributions to the Trust.

7.Governor-General declares May 21st Wolmer's Day

Governor-General Patrick Allen has declared May 21 as Wolmer's Day, in honour of the Wolmer's Trust Schools' 290th anniversary.

8. Barbados agrees to sell its LIAT shares to Antigua

Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Barbados has agreed to sell almost all of its shares in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, to Antigua and Barbuda.

9. Road fatalities up by 21% so far this year

The Road Safety Unit (RSU) is reporting a 21 per cent increase in road fatalities and 28 increase in fatal crashes in Jamaica since the start of the year when compared to the corresponding last year.

10.Major blow as injury puts Dottin out of key England series

Injury has ruled aggressive all-rounder Deandra Dottin out of upcoming tours of Ireland and England starting later this month, dealing a stern blow to West Indies Women's ICC Women's Championship campaign.


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